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Oakland Eats: New Falafel and Ice Cream Spots, Fusion Tacos, & More

Happy eating, East Bay-ers! This week, find new destinations for falafel and fusion tacos in Uptown Oakland, ice cream in Temescal, and a food-friendly drinking destination in Berkeley. 

Help the Castro Theatre Get a New Organ!

Did you know that the Castro Theatre's organ, a.k.a., "the Mighty Wurlitzer," isn't even owned by the theater? Alas, it is not. It's owned by a San Francisco resident who has decided to move out of town... and they're taking the organ with them. Oy. But here's how you can help:

Humble Ingredients Get the High-End Treatment

While many San Francisco chefs are known for their high-end and haute creations, they also like to keep it real by paying homage to the ingredients they loved as a kid (or as a big kid)—because let’s face it, nothing melts on a burger quite like American cheese.

Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About SoulCycle

SoulCycle is the toughest workout you’ll ever love. Founded in New York in 2006, the body-rebuilding spinning-meets-support-group craze didn’t hit the Bay Area until 2013. Since then, it’s developed a rabid following in San Franciscans like Jaime Gagliardi, who describes the workout as a “Dance Party + Therapy + Triple Espresso while burning hundreds of calories.” How could we not try it after a plug like that?

Plan a Wine Country Retreat to Auberge du Soleil

I had planned to dedicate my recent Wine Country weekend to a restoration of body and soul, which in my case means eating sensibly, reviving my dusty meditation practice, and partaking of semi-punishing fitness pursuits. I consider all three components the apex of virtue, and, for a mere mortal such as myself, the height of torture.

Meanwhile, On Muni

Weekly vignettes looking at life on San Francisco's second-favorite transportation system.

Foodie Agenda: Saturday Brunch at Bar Agricole, Paella Mondays, & More

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon appetit! 

Fundraising Heroes Lauded by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

After a long year of philanthropic efforts, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held their 24th Annual Man and Woman of the Year Awards, which recognized top fundraisers in the community who dedicate their time to raising awareness about blood cancers.

A City Chic Wedding in Union Square

Emily and Anthony tied the knot to their 15-year relationship with a glamorous, modern wedding at the iconic The Westin St. Francis, right in the heart of San Francisco—where Emily grew up.

Drink Here Now: IndulgeSF, Day Drinking, and Dirty Habits

No need to wait for beer-thirty. It's already rum-fifteen. 

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